Vacancy Notice & Announcements


Vacancy announcement from Helen Keller International (HKI)


Helen Keller International (HKI)/Nepal, an International non-profit organization (INGO) works to improve the sight and lives of the vulnerable by combatting the causes and consequences of blindness, poor health and malnutrition through public health approaches, build capacity of organizations, and contribute to policy changes through systems strengthening and operations research. Nutrition is the largest HKI portfolio. In partnership with the USAID funded Child Blindness Program, HKI-Nepal is conducting a research project“Adaptation of technology and strengthening systems for Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) management in Kathmandu Valley”and is seeking applications from qualified, energetic and self- motivated Nepalese citizens for the following short-termposition:

This is a full time consultancy for six (6) months, based in HKI-Nepal, Chakupat and rotating among three participating hospitals in Kathmandu Valley for data collection.

Position: Research Assistant -1 (Short Term )

Location: Kathmandu
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> Maintain a logbook of high-risk babies meeting the criteria for Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) screening from three participating hospitals.  
> Enter, update and complete datasheets of new born babies (neonates) requiring screeningin liaison with the respective hospital staff.
> Maintain an appointment log book of the ROP neonates.   
> Upload information on datasheets in a computer system. Verify and analyze the data entered.
> Assist the ROP team in each hospital during the eye examinations times with collectingand entering data.
> Responsible to contact patient party to ensure follow up of the newborns for their eye examination, andto document the process.

> Bachelor degree in Statistic, Research, Demography or equivalent related subject.

Work experience:
> A minimum of 2 (two)years of work experience in Research including Data Entering and Analysis.

> Ability to use SPSS, Excel, STATA, NVivo, Atlasti
> Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Submission to:
> A cover letter
> Updated CV
> Minimum of two reference contact details (mobile and e-mail), including current employer.

Deadline for Submission: COB October 13, 2017  

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the selection process.

Helen Keller International promotes workforce diversity and is an equal opportunities employer



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